Explore Kenya's wildlife on foot
Kenya is one of the most renowned safari destinations to visit in Africa. Immerse yourself in nature on a guided walking safari.Explore Kenya's wildlife on foot available in Kenya Central Highlands, Kenya, Kenya Southeast, Kenya Southwest, Masai Mara (Conservancies), Masai Mara (Reserve), Mount Kenya National Park, Ngorongoro, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park
Custom designed Walking safaris in Kenya
- Describe your dream trip
- We'll source the best value for you
- Book when you're ready
Help Me Plan
Kenya is one of the most renowned safari destinations to visit in Africa. Immerse yourself in nature on a guided walking safari.
This fascinating country is also home to one of the most incredible views on the planet, with Mount Kilimanjaro casting a vigilant eye over the untouched land. On your luxury Kenyan safari, you can stay in the most intimate and luxurious safari camps and lodges, witness the popular wildebeest migration through Masai Mara, or watch as predators hunt unsuspecting prey.
More on Walking safaris in Kenya
Kenya's wildlife and diverse natural beauty are strong drawcards for visitors to the country. For those that really enjoy getting immersed in nature without the distraction of a vehicle (for example), then a walking safari may just be the ideal experience to see wildlife from new perspectives.
Know before you go
Although you will most likely be surrounded by different wild animals during the walking safari, the tours are safe. Always follow instructions from your guide about safety and safari etiquette to minimise any potential issues. Additionally, drink plenty of water, use insect repellents and be sure to pack both over-the-counter and prescription medications.
When to go
The best time to visit Kenya will depend on what you aim to see and do during your visit. The best time to visit for the great wildebeest migration is from July to October, or in the hotter summer months. Try and avoid the rains from March to May.
What to pack
Soft-sided travel bags
Type-G electrical adapters
Sunscreen and sunglasses
Drinking water and light snacks
Flashlight and a headlamp if camping
First-aid kit and medication
Light, neutral coloured clothing
Weather and Climate
Luxury walking safaris run throughout the year, but it’s important to note that the heavy rains from March to around May can make your inland trip more challenging. On the flip side, the prices are usually lower during this period and the lush landscapes and stormy skies can be very dramatic. However, from July to October you can witness the great migration. In general, wildlife can be seen throughout the year with December boasting 10 hours of sunshine per day.
Safari / Holiday Styles
A safari style holiday which will includes a good measure of walking. The safari will be spent exploring the wildlife with an experienced ranger to guide you.
Where to stay
Cottars 1920s (Private Masai Mara Conservancy)
Sasaab (Samburu Plains)
Mara Plains Camp (Private Masai Mara Conservancy)
Mahali Mzuri (Private Masai Mara Conservancy)
Kichwe Tembo Bateleur Camp (Masai Mara)
Ol Donyo Lodge (Chyulu Hills)
Naibor Camp (Masai Mara)
Elsa’s Kopje (Meru National Park)
Campi Ya Kanzi (Chyulu Hills)
Porini Rhino Camp (Mount Kenya)
Elephant Pepper Camp (Private Masai Mara Conservancy)
Our Recommended Accommodation
Ashnil Mara Camp, with 50 luxury tents, is located in the Masai Mara National Reserve and close to the Mara River, famous for the wildebeest…
Among the many Kenyan beach hotels, Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa stands out as being amongst the favourite Mombasa beach hotel,…
Set in one 150 acres of grassland studded with Acacia bushes and trees. The resort is not only home to our resident giraffe, waterbuck and…
Perched on the edge of an escarpment, Loisaba Tented Camp is designed to capitalize on unhindered views across Laikipia's mottled landscape…